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[audio]"All About Eve" and her sisters
Al Auster hosts a discussion of recent Hollywood films about women, namely An Unmarried Woman, Julia, and The Turning Point. Panelists include Elizabeth Hess, cultural editor of Seven Days and HERESIES; Marjorie Rosen, film critic for Ms. magazine and author of Popcorn Venus: Women, Movies and the American Dream; and Jan Rosenberg, professor of Women's Studies at Empire State College - Old Westbury and co-organizer of the second Women's International Film Festival...
Downloads: 61
[audio]2001 - Arthur C. Clarke interviewed - Pacifica Radio Archives
Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke discusses his work on the film "2001: A Space Odyssey" in an interview with Paul Anderson. San Francisco, 1968. BB2020 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: film; interview; clarke; anderson; pacifica; hollywood; scifi; dullea; odyssey
Downloads: 836
[audio]9/11 Anniversary; Military Contractors; A is for Afro - Mother Jones Radio
On the fifth anniversary of 9/11, are we really making progress against terrorism? We speak with Matt Brzezinski, author of "Fortress America: An Inside Look at the Coming Surveillance State," about the Bush administration's mixed record on fighting terrorism. Plus, if George Bush won't enact emission caps to fight global warming, Arnold Schwarzenegger will. The Union of Concerned Scientists' Jason Mark looks into how the state of California is stepping up to fight global warming -- without the ...
Keywords: terrorism; Bush; Schwarzenegger; global warming; military contractors; Chicago
Downloads: 2,042
[audio]A Capitalist critique of the Vietnam War / Robert Hinton
Robert Hinton hosts this episode which features testimony given before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the effects of the war in Vietnam on the American economy on Thursday, April 16th, 1970. The testimony featured was given on the second day of the hearings by Eliot Janeway, economist and business consultant, and Gordon Sherman, President of Midas International. The Senate Committee Chairman was J...
Downloads: 37
[audio]A chance session (Episode 21 of 29)
The Word Players read random selections from books and bits and pieces about chance, prophecy and revelation, a reading from the I Ching, and silence, confront a 1200-foot tape of numbers (1-62) which is stopped and started by direction, but no one knows which number will come up next. The number on the tape determines who reads and what the material will be. The players decide how to do the readings...
Keywords: Agress; John; Mysticism; Philosophy and religion; Radio and theater
Downloads: 19
[audio]A child went forth (Episode 19 of 29)
A performance for radio of a long dialogue between youth and age, set forth in a contemporary mode. Written and directed by David Sawn, with Bruce Harlow as the Old Man and Bob Darchi as the Young Boy, this is from the original production as seen at Off-Broadway's Dramarena Studio Theatre, produced by Pauline Braun. Technical production by Barry Singer. This recording was formerly cataloged as BB3818.30.
Keywords: Radio plays
Downloads: 8
[audio]A conversation with Claes Oldenburg about the giant writhing icebag / interviewed by Clare Loeb
Clare Loeb interviews Claes Oldenburg in Maurice Tuchman's office at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art prior to the opening of the "Art and Technology" show on April 26, 1971. Oldenburg talks about the genesis and creation of his giant writhing icebag sculptures, one of which was exhibited in the show. He talks about the humor in his work, Marcel Duchamp, the sexuality and "Oriental" nature of his sculptures and the link between factory production and technologies of war.
Downloads: 34
[audio]A conversation with music / JoAnn Falletta (part 1 of 2)
KPFK's Jude McGee presents a two-hour special for International Women's Day on women composers in classical music with in-studio guest JoAnn Falletta, conductor of the Women's Philharmonic. Falletta talks about the great women composers from the baroque period through to contemporary times and her work with the National Women Composers Resource Center. The Women's Philharmonic plays Ellen Zwilich's "Concerto grosso 1985", Marianna Martines' "Sinfonia in C", Camilla de Rossi's "Il sacrificio del ...
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[audio]A conversation with music / JoAnn Falletta (part 2 of 2)
Second part of Jude McGee's special presentation for International Women's Day about women composers, with in-studio guest JoAnn Falletta, conductor of the Women's Philharmonic. Falletta talks about audience responses to the music performed by the Women's Philharmonic and how women are usually overlooked in the history of classical music. The Women's Philharmonic performs Gwyneth Walker's "Open the Door", Chen Yi's "Duo Ye", Maddalena Laura Lombardini Sirmen's "Violin concerto no...
Downloads: 16
[audio]A conversation with Rudi Gernreich
KPFK's Claire Loeb interviews Rudi Gernreich, the terror of the fashion world. He explains why his models carry guns, expresses his sympathy with embattled women, proclaims the end of fashion, and elaborates his views on unisex. He also castigates the coercive practices of the fashion industry, particularly the Press and Women's Wear Daily. Recorded January 18, 1971The recording begins with the song "I've Got Five Dollars" and ends with "Island in the West Indies" both sung by Bobby Short.
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[audio]A Day In the Park -1968 Festival of Life - Pacifica Radio Archives
A Day in the Park - 1968 Festival of Life. Narrated by William Malloch. Recorded: Lincoln Park in Chicago, Ill., 27 Aug. 1968. Description: Sound actuality recorded at the Festival of Life held in Chicago, Ill. which led to the infamous Trial of the Chicago Seven; includes music and confrontation with police. (80 min.) BB4160 a & b - 2 recordings. Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: festival; life; chicago; seven; seale; hayden; rubin; hoffman; pacifica
Downloads: 522
[audio]A diary in topaz (Episode 25 of 29)
The Word Players perform this play for radio written especially for the Word Players by American playwright Kenneth Lillquist. The story is a love affair, told with voices of Light and Darkness. Cast includes Gil Jardine, Sherry Pockell, and Edgar Walker as the Voices of Light; and David Haight and Ann Rivers as the Voices of Darkness. Directed by Baird Searles, technical production by Barry Singer...
Keywords: Searles; Baird; Lillquist; Kenneth; Radio plays
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[audio]A groovy rebellion - [KPFA]
Description: A conversation with members and organizers of The Mission Rebels, Inc., a neighborhood club formed in the Mission district of San Francisco. The Rebels, who were based on Shotwell Street, led direct organizing efforts for rent control in the Mission and decried US military intervention in Vietnam. Speakers are the Reverend Jesse James and Ray Towbis, who helped establish the Rebels; Olga Weir, secretary for the Mission Rebels; and Luis Marcial, youth member...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Community organization; Public welfare; Silbowitz, Al; James, Jesse; Weir, Olga; Marcial, Luis; Towbis, Ray
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[audio]A man is many voices (Episode 7 of 29)
This adaptation of Richard Hoag's off-Broadway play deals with a man's confrontation with his own homosexuality in an unusual and stylized fashion. Starring Chuck Ports as the man, with supporting parts played by David Clemens, Sheila Cohen, Raymond Cole, Thomas Crawley, Fred Dykeman, Richard Hoag, Stephanie Moss, JoAnn Schuman, Michael Talcott, and Juliette Whitman. Written and directed by Richard Hoag...
Keywords: Radio adaptations; HOMOSEXUALITY; Hoag; Richard
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[audio]A new look at abortion / W.J. Bryan Henrie.
Dr. William Jennings Bryan Henrie (1896-1972), a country doctor turned abortion rights activist after being convicted in 1962 for performing abortions, speaks at the Conference on Abortion and Human Rights on January 9, 1966 in San Francisco under the auspices of the Society for Humane Abortion. Henrie calls for a more liberal view toward abortions, declaring that eventually "all will realize that abortions are necessary and grant its freedom."
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[audio]A Passel of Pomp & A Circus of Circumstance - Pacifica Radio Archives
Award-winning journalist, best-selling author and host of Democracy Now!, Amy Goodman narrates this documentary, which spans more than 65 years of convention coverage and chronicles milestones in American political history. From the formal speeches of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936, to the battles inside and outside the Chicago 1968 convention and the radical sounds of Rage Against the Machine in the streets of Los Angeles in 2000, the documentary showcases the Pacifica Network's progressive repo...
Keywords: democratic national convention; republican national convention
Downloads: 1,550
[audio]A Performance by Baba Olatunji - WBAI Wake Up Call
Musical performances by Baba Olatunji. He talks about his time at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, his music, his instruments and the Baba Olatunji Center for African Culture.
Keywords: Baba Olatunji
Downloads: 238
[audio]A possible hell on Staten Island / Liquid natural gas (LNG) storage tanks are dangerous.
Three Staten Island residents, Frank Pacifico, Bernard Dacue, John Quinn and a reporter for the Staten Island Register, Joe Quelin, discuss with Nick Egleson their opposition to a tank farm for LNG - Liquid Natural Gas - near their homes. The dangers are unquenchable fires and explosions, and the benefits seem to be only in the form of profits for the four international corporations involved in the operation...
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[audio]A Public Service From the Tobacco Institute
Four versions of a statement by the Tobacco Institute about the "cigarette controversy" in which they say that the dangers of cigarette smoking have not been proven by scientists but they will continue to fund research on the subject.
Keywords: tobacco; cigarette; public relations; epidemiology; laboratory research; tobacco related health concerns
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[audio]A Speech by Edward M. Kennedy 1968 - Pacifica Radio Archives
A Speech by Edward M. Kennedy. When & Where: Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1968. Recorded: in Wooster, Massachusetts. Political speech. (20 min.) BB4763 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: kennedy; wooster; speech; pacifica
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[audio]A statement from Huey P. Newton
Black Panther Party co-founder Huey P. Newton speaks about his political activities and events surrounding his trial from jail in San Luis Obispo, CA. Newton asks for immunity from the United Nations for Eldridge Cleaver and the release of all Panthers currently serving prison sentences. Restricted distribution rights.
Keywords: BLACK PANTHER PARTY; Newton, Huey P; Prisoners -- Personal narratives; Statement from Huey P. Newton. **A; HUEY NEWTON; BLACK PANTHERS; TRIALS; AFRICAN AMERICANS; POLITICAL PARTIES
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[audio]A talk with Bobby Seale
Black Panther Party Chairman Bobby Seale is interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson in the San Francisco County Jail two days after his return to the Bay Area from the Chicago Conspiracy Trial. Seale talks about first meeting Huey P. Newton, his origins as a revolutionary and the difference between self-defense and terrorism.
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[audio]A visit with Huey Newton at Vacaville Prison Facility
Black Panther Party co-founder and leader Huey P. Newton discusses his imprisonment at Vacaville Medical Facility in Vacaville, CA with Denny Smithson of KPFA's Public Affairs Department; Karen Wald, reporter for the Guardian; and Joe Blum, editor of The Movement. Newton talks about the way he's been portrayed in the media and physical and social conditions at Vacaville.
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[audio]A woman's work : Linda Newland on sailing
On Monday May 24th, C.J. Thompson interviews Linda Newland on sailing. She speaks of the role of women in sailing and how she gradually learned the different job tasks on the boat. She has sailed the Pacific coast, competed in several races to Hawaii, and sailed single handed in a race to Japan.
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[audio]Abraham Lincoln Brigade reunion / William Sennett interviewed by Dorothy Healey
Rebroadcast of Dorothy Healey's Marxist commentary, an interview with William Sennett (b. 1941), a veteran of the Spanish Civil War and activist, about his observations of political conditions and communism in Italy shortly after his visit for the Abraham Lincoln Brigade reunion.
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[audio]Accessing Justice at the International Level - A Workshop About Aboriginal Rights - University of Winnipeg Global College
University of Winnipeg Global College Human Rights and Social Justice Conference February 23-25, 2007 --- February 23, 2007 Jeff Corntassel Kenneth Deer Celeste McKay Jacqueline Romanow-Bear
Keywords: Human Rights, Social Justice, Justice, Rights, aboriginal, indigenous
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[audio]Acid and sociology (part 1 of 2)
WBAI's Bob Fried leads a panel discussion on how psychedelics, hallucinogenics and other related drugs are treated in contemporary society and on society's view of the use and abuse of said drugs. Panelists are Dr. Donald B. Luria, from the New York County Medical Society Subcommittee on Narcotics; Dr. Ralph Metzner, editor of the Psychedelic Review; and poet Allen Ginsberg. Dr. Luria talks about the rise of opiate addiction in the United States...
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[audio]Across the western ocean (Episode 26 of 33, Part 1 of 2)
British traditional singers John Roberts and Tony Barrand, along with Jeff Warner, Susan Warner and Davey Jones, sing sea shanties and tell stories of the Atlantic sailing packets of the late nineteenth century at WBAI's Free Music Store in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. WBAI's Barbara Oka introduces the program. Part 1 of this recording features the group performing Across the western ocean, New York girls, Eliza Lee, The Black ball line, The crayfish, The dreadnaught, The lowlands low, The flying cl...
Keywords: Folklore; Sea songs
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[audio]Across the western ocean (Episode 26 of 33, Part 2 of 2)
British traditional singers John Roberts and Tony Barrand, along with Jeff Warner, Susan Warner and Davey Jones, sing sea shanties and tell stories of the Atlantic sailing packets of the late nineteenth century at WBAI's Free Music Store in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. WBAI's Barbara Oka introduces Robert Makla from Friends of Prospect Park, who describes some points of interest in Prospect Park to the audience...
Keywords: Folklore; Sea songs
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[audio]Actors' Equity Association awards Ed Asner the 1982 Paul Robeson Award
The recording is an excerpt from the 1982 Equity Award Dinner with Ed Asner receiving that 1982 Paul Robeson Award. Fred O' Neal, president of the Actor's Equity Association, introduces the Paul Robeson Award. Nancy Marchand makes the presentation of the award. Asner's speech acknowledges the great talent of Robeson, mentions those who helped, and contributions. Very graciously, he mentions his agent, Jack Fields, who was in Hollywood during the blacklist and how he put people to work.
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[audio]Actuality of a rally held at Amsterdam Avenue and 116th Street.COLUMBIA RALLY - Pacifica Radio Archives
Columbia rally / Mark Rudd, Marty Kanter, and Ted Gold. Recorded in New York City, 23 May 1968. Description: Actuality of a rally held at Amsterdam Avenue and 116th Street.|COLUMBIA RALLY / Mark Rudd, Marty Kanter, and Ted Gold. - We hear excerpts from the rally which was held Wednesday evening, May 23, 1968, at Amsterdam Avenue and 116th Street. The speakers are Mark Rudd, Chairman of Columbia SDS| Marty Kanter, a student at Columbia| and Ted Gold, of SDS and the original "I.D.A.G."...
Keywords: columbia; university; student revolt; kanter; pacifica; wbai
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[audio]AcuffUSSF - Jerry Mead-Lucero
Stewart Acuff, Organizing Director for the AFL-CIO, speaks at the Workers’ Rights in the Global Economy Plenary at the USSF. Always a powerful speaker, Acuff talks about a re-invigorated labor movement in terms rarely heard by officials of such high rank in the AFL-CIO. Acuff continues to be one of the best leaders in the organization. In particular, Acuff calls for the AFL to develop closer relationships with “non-traditional” forms of organizing workers...
Keywords: labor; ussf; united states social forum; afl-cio; worker; rights; labor express
Downloads: 157
[audio]Address By Madame Chiang To Congress, 02-18-1943 - Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Education Division. Office of Education
"This sound recording captures an address by May-Ling Soong Chiang, wife of Chiang Kai-shek, on the subject of American-Chinese relations and the war effort."National Archives Identifier: 2209240
Keywords: WWII; Chiang, May-ling Soong, 1897-2003; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Old Time Radio; OTR
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[audio]Address Of Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, 05-30-1945 - Department of the Navy. Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
"This sound recording captures an address by Admiral Chester Nimitz in which he urged Americans to take jobs in shipyards and to buy more war bonds."National Archives Identifier:     2353547
Keywords: WWII; Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Old Time Radio; OTR; War Bonds
Downloads: 87
[audio]Adolf Hitler's Address on the Sudeten Germans, 09/12/1938 - Department of the Interior. Office of the Secretary
"This sound recording captures Adolf Hitler's address before a Nazi Congress in Nuremberg. The speech is in German, with English recapitulations at intervals. American commentator H. V. Kaltenborn discussed the speech and its potential effect on world peace."National Archives Identifier: 2173183
Keywords: WWII; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Territorial Questions -- Germany; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Territorial Questions -- Poland; Kaltenborn, H. V. (Hans von), 1878-1965; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 103
[audio]Afghan revival - openDemocracy, Charlie Devereux, Reza
Amidst ongoing violence and fragile politics, how has independent reportage fared in post-Taliban Afghanistan? Charlie Devereux talks to world-renowned photojournalist Reza about his Kabul-based NGO Aïna and ambitions to construct a free Afghan media.
Keywords: opendemocracy, Taliban, Aina, Charlie devereux, reza, photography, Afghanistan, Taliban, NGO, politics, democracy, open democracy
Downloads: 522
[audio]Against AB 499 / Foster Youth Education / SN&R / The Spokes
Against AB 499 - AB 499 would let girls 12 years old and older get access to the HPV vaccine without their parents'consent. Sacramento Bee columnist Margaret Bengs, and Executive Director of the California Catholic Conference, Ned Dolejsi, tell us why they're opposed to the bill. Foster youth Education - A new report by The California Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership shows that foster children unsurprisingly lag behind other children in education performance and achievement...
Keywords: Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; KXJZ; Sacramento public radio; AB 499; HPV vaccine; parent's consent; Margaret Bengs; Executive Director of the California Catholic Conference; Ned Dolejsi; Foster youth Education; California Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership; Joni Pitcl; Project Director for the Child and Family Policy Institute of California; Sacramento News and Review; Nick Miller; The Spokes; Roseville Galleria
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[audio]Agents go public
Recording contains interviews and speeches regarding CIA misconduct and former CIA agents speaking out against the organizations' activities. Pt.1. Tim McGovern interview of former CIA agent Philip Agee about his book and experiences in Latin America (from TSR 8/17/75). Includes a report on the Rockefeller Commission --Pt.2. Dave Boxall reads an excerpt from the Rockefeller Commission report to the President on the CIA's activities within the U.S...
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[audio]Aging Inmates / Challenges in a Changing World
The number of elderly inmates in California's prison system is expected to more than triple by the year 2022. Experts join Jeffrey to talk about what needs to be done to care for senior prisoners. Deputy French Consul Pierre Mattot visits Insight to speak about the Middle East, nuclear expansion in Iran, and relations between France and the United States.
Keywords: inmates; Pierre Mattot; nuclear expansion; KXJZ; sacramento public radio
Downloads: 259
[audio]Ai-Jen Poo of Domestic Workers United at USSF - Jerry Mead-Lucero
Ai-Jen Poo of Domestic Workers United (DWU) announces the creation of a national coalition of domestic worker’s organizations at the USSF. This is one of the most powerful labor speeches I have ever heard. Ai-Jen talks about the domestic workers movement as providing new spirit and direction to the entire working class movement. DWU and the other domestic worker organizations represent some of the best labor organizing going on today.
Keywords: labor; ussf; united states social forum; domestic workers united; worker; rights; labor express, domestic
Downloads: 453
[audio]AIDS in science and medicine (Episode 3 of 4)
David Rothenberg interviews Dr. Tom Hannan and Dr. Michael Evans of the Community Research Initiative. The two doctors explain how members of the AIDS activist community are conducting their own medical research and organizing their own clinical drug trials.
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[audio]AIDS, homophobia and the media (Episode 2 of 4)
Vito Russo, author of The Celluloid Closet, in discussion with journalist Marcia Pally and Jim Fouratt from ACT/UP NY. The guests talk about the media's disproportionate focus on heterosexuals in the AIDS crisis and how the most prominent voices, like Cardinal O'Connor, are fighting against teaching safe sex. Russo talks about the assignation of blame between the "innocent" (i.e. children born with HIV or people who acquire it accidentally through transfusion) and the "guilty" in AIDS discourse...
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[audio]AIDS: paths to self-empowerment and living special (part 1)
Bob Lederer reports on an ACT/UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) protest at a "Quack-Busters" conference in Kansas City, Missouri. The protest intended to counter the widespread suppression of homeopathic and alternative treatments by the Food and Drug Administration. Carola Burroughs, a member of ACT/UP NY, speaks on the history of this suppression and the rise of the American Medical Association...
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[audio]Air Force Sgt. Leonard Matlovic : the development of a gay consciousness / interviewed by Ronald Gold.
"Technical Sgt. Leonard Matlovich interviewed by Ronald Gold on ""Gay Alternatives"". Matlovic formally declared his homosexuality to his commanding officer on March 7, 1975 with the intent to fight the customary discharge that usually attends such a declaration. In spite of an excellent military record, he was declared unfit to serve by a military panel and was handed a dishonorable discharge six months after his declaration...
Keywords: United States -- Armed forces; Matlovic, Leonard; Gold, Ronald; Gay soldiers
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[audio]Akbar Ganji interview

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[audio]Alexis DeSimone at USSF - Jerry Mead-Lucero
Alexis De Simone with Casa of Maryland, one of the organizations involved in organizing domestic workers, talks about their work and the decision at the USSF to form a national coalition of domestic worker organizations. The national gathering of domestic workers organizations at the USSF was one of the highlights of the forum, and perhaps the most important labor movement development at the forum.
Keywords: labor; ussf; united states social forum; domestic workers united; worker; rights; labor express, domestic, casa of maryland
Downloads: 113
[audio]Alice Walker interviewed by Kris Welch and Philip Maldari
Alice Walker, an African-American author, poet, and activist, is interviewed by Kris Welch. Walker talks about her non-fiction book and documentary, "Warrior Marks : Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women" which was co-written by Pratibha Parmar. She speaks of the origin and process of female mutilation and circumcision.
Downloads: 36
[audio]All Stravinsky concert (Episode 5 of 33)
The first part of an evening devoted to performance of works by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) held at WBAI's Free Music Store on December 18, 1971 (cf. PRA# BC0709.06 for part two). WBAI'S Barbara Oka opens the evening and introduces Eric Salzman, who delivers some historical background about Stravinsky. The ensemble includes Henry Schuman, conductor; Margaret Schecter, flute; Saul Gallo, clarinet; Charles Nussbaum, bassoon; Lauren Goldstein, bassoon; James Stubbs, trumpet; Tom Lisenbee, trumpet; ...
Keywords: Music--20th century; Stravinsky; Igor; 1882-1971
Downloads: 35
[audio]Allan Rock - Canadian Diplomacy at the UN - University of Winnipeg Global College
"University of Winnipeg Global College Human Rights and Social Justice Conference February 23-25, 2007 --- February 24, 2007 Allan Rock
Keywords: Human Rights, Social Justice, Allan Rock, Canada, diplomacy, UN, United Nations
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